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Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK
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Old lead-zinc mining area, part of the Leadhills-Wanlockhead Mining District (see Wanlockhead, http://www.mindat.org/loc-2894.html).

Mineral List

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Anglesite
Ankerite
Annabergite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Azurite
Baryte
Bechererite
Brochantite
Calcite
Caledonite (TL)
Cassedanneite
Cerussite
Chalcopyrite
Chenite (TL)
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Cobaltite
Cornwallite
Covellite
Crocoite
Cyanotrichite
Descloizite
Dolomite
Dundasite
Elyite
Erythrite
Fassinaite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Galena
Goethite
Gold
Goslarite
Greenockite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrozincite
Lanarkite (TL)
Langite
Leadhillite (TL)
Linarite
Macphersonite (TL)
Magnesite
Malachite
Marcasite
Mattheddleite (TL)
Mimetite
Minium
Mottramite
Olivenite
Palygorskite
Phoenicochroite
Plattnerite (TL)
Plumbogummite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
var: Collieite
Quartz
Queitite
Redgillite
Scotlandite (TL)
Siderite
Silver
Sphalerite
Steverustite
Stolzite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Susannite (TL)
Tenorite
Titanite
'Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)'
Vanadinite
Vauquelinite
'Wad'
Wulfenite
var: Vanadian Wulfenite


105 entries listed. 73 valid minerals. 9 type localities (valid minerals). 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

- Temple, A. K. (1956): Leadhills-Wanlockhead lead and zinc deposits. Trans. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 63, 85-113.
- Gillanders, R.J. (1981): Famous mineral localities: the Leadhills-Wanlockhead district, Scotland. Mineralogical Record, 12(4), 235-250.
- Paar, W. H. (1983): Leadhills-Wanlockhead. Lapis 8 (9), 9-15 (in German).
- Davidson, P. (1998): Leadhills und Wanlockhead - Gottes Schatzhaus in Schottland. Zwei weltberĆ¼hmte Fundorte - vorgestellt in Hamburg. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (6), 18-20. (in German)
- Jackson, B. (2011): The Mining History and Mineralogy of the Leadhills Orefield, Scotland. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46:5-9

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